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To World Tang Soo Do Students, Instructors and Families:
On behalf of the WTSDA Region Twenty Black Belt community it is our pleasure to invite you to the 2011 Region Twenty Championship hosted by Tang Soo Do Karate Institute. We encourage all students to participate and celebrate in this, our regions main event of the year. This is a family event with competition for all levels, Black Belt demonstrations, cultural presentations, as well as Black Belt and Masters rank promotions. We have also added an exciting (jumping front kick) category. Join us for an extraordinary day of achievement, camaraderie, education and FUN!. For those new to martial arts, participation is especially recommended.
We are privileged to welcome Grandmaster Jae C. Shin, Founder and President of the World Tang Soo Do Association. We also wish to extend a hearty welcome to the following participating studios; Tang Soo Do Karate Institute-Chula Vista, CA., United States Karate Academy-San Diego, CA., Allied Gardens Tang Soo Do Academy-San Diego, CA., Ryun Ma Tang Soo Do-Chihuahua, Chih, Mex., Mountain Lion Tang Soo Do Costa Mesa, CA., Caltech Tang Soo Do-Pasadena, CA. , Coastal Canyon Tang Soo Do-San Diego, CA., M.A.S. Tang Soo Do-San Diego, CA. Garcia Tang Soo Do-Tijuana, B.C. Mex.., UCSD Tang Soo Do-La Jolla, CA., Pyung Ahn Tang Soo Do-San Luis R.C. Sonora Mex., Hermosillo Tang Soo Do-Hermosillo, Sonora, Mex., Padilla Tang Soo Do-Tijuana, B.C. Mex., Academia Valdez-Caborca, Sonora, Mex., Culiacan Tang Soo Do-Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mex....and others.
Pre-registration is required. Details and instructions can be downloaded at;
Come share your Tang Soo Do skill and spirit. We eagerly look forward to this special event and your participation.
Masters Larry and Leslie D’Ercole
What is the Region Twenty Championship all about ?
This is an exciting gathering of World Tang Soo Do, families, students and instructors within our geographical area. It is an all levels competition event and an opportunity to demonstrate your talents and interact with other members of our extended Tang Soo Do family.
Should I participate in the Region Twenty Championship ? Absolutely ! The Region Twenty Championship is designed for all students and levels to experience the competitive applications of their WTSDA martial art.
Where will the event be held ? Championship site is the Park Way Gym facility located near 4th and G Street.
385 Park Way Chula Vista, CA. 91910.
How can I prepare for this event? You may be prepared already. Our WTSDA schools are training with official WTSDA competition rules for free-sparring point system and the hyong (form) etiquette. Free-Sparring safety equipment is required for everyone's protection. All students are required to have safety equipment and is available through your studio.
What else should I know about the Region Twenty Championship ? In addition to the traditional Weapons, Forms and Free-Sparring competition, the championship will include a special Creativity Category and encourages each studio to present a brief Martial Arts exhibition. Other features include a special Regional Black Belt Show, an exciting Jumping Front Kick contest and cultural presentations. We are proud to receive as our special guest the honorable Grand Master Jae C. Shin, founder of World Tang Soo Do Association. Witness a moment of Region Twenty pride as the Grandmaster attends to the Black Belt and Masters promotion ceremonies.
Registering for the 2011 Region Twenty Championship
Registration before 7/15 ($50.00),
Registration between 7/16 - 8/15 $(60.00),
Registration between 8/16- 9/15 ($70.00).
Fill-out a Region Twenty Championship application and send with fees to:
Region Twenty Championship Office 2260 Main St. #9 Chula Vista, CA. 91911.
Make checks payable to WTSDA. Credit or Debit card also accepted (see registration application)
For Applications, Categories and Map visit http://wtsdaregion20org.ipage.com/main.html?src=%2F4815%2Findex.html
Spectator Tickets / Additional Tickets for friends or family There is one spectator ticket included with each competitor application. Please purchase additional tickets in advance at the studio or include with your registration fees. Spectator Tickets are $5.00, Children 12 years and under are Free.
Championship Souvenir T-Shirt Please pre-order when registering for competition. (see registration form).
Non competitors may pre-order souvenir T-shirts (use registration form).
Hotel accommodations The Comfort Inn & Suites 632 E St. Chula Vista, CA. 91910 is our official Championship Hotel. It is five minutes away from the championship site. We have negotiated a group rate $89.95 plus tax. Twin queen beds, Full hot breakfast included. Please mention World Tang Soo Do Association when making reservations to receive this special rate. Tel. 619/426-2500.
After Championship Event (location and details to be announced).
2011 Region Twenty Championship welcomes all WTSDA studios
Here are a few of our expected participating studios;
Tang Soo Do Karate Institute-Chula Vista, CA. United States Karate Academy-San Diego, CA.,
Allied Gardens Tang Soo Do Academy-San Diego, CA., Ryun Ma Tang Soo Do-Chihuahua, Chih, Mex., Mountain Lion Tang Soo Do Costa Mesa, CA., Caltech Tang Soo Do-Pasadena, CA. , Coastal Canyon Tang Soo Do-San Diego, CA., M.A.S. Tang Soo Do-San Diego, CA. Garcia Tang Soo Do-Tijuana, B.C. Mex.., UCSD Tang Soo Do-La Jolla, CA., Pyung Ahn Tang Soo Do-San Luis R.C. Sonora Mex., Hermosillo Tang Soo Do-Hermosillo, Sonora, Mex., Padilla Tang Soo Do-Tijuana, B.C. Mex., Academia Valdez-Caborca, Sonora, Mex., Culiacan Tang Soo Do-Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mex.
Schedule of Events
Friday, October 7th
5:00pm Black Belt testing at TSDKI 2260 Main St. 9 Chula Vista, CA. 91911.
6:00pm to 9:00pm Championship Set Up. Championship Site.
Saturday, October 11th:
7:00am Championship doors open.
7:30am Black Belt judges and score keepers meeting and ring assignment
7:45 Judges report to Ring
7:55am Weapons competitors report to rings
8:00am Weapons competition begins.
8:45am Black Belt Weapons and Forms Competition
9:30am Jumping Front Kick Competition
10:00am Opening Ceremonies Black Belt Show, Cultural Show, DAN Promotions
11:00am Tigers and Dragon Competition
11:15am Youth GUP Forms and Sparring Competition begins
12:30pm Creativity Competition
1:00pm Continued Gup Forms and Sparring Competition
2:30pm Black Belt Sparring Competition
3:45pm Championship CUP presentations and Closing Ceremonies
4:00pm Clean up
Want to Help?
Our World Tang Soo Do Association (WTSDA) and World Tang Soo Do Foundation (WTSDF) is a Health, Education and Humanitarian organization. Building Fund Brick donations ($40.00), Building Fund Pillar donations ($1000.00) or any amount are all tax deductible and may be honorably accepted with your registration or at the event. Be a Donar!
Region Twenty Scholarship Fund contributions (any amount) are also welcomed. Visit our booth at the event.
Thank you for your support.
Volunteers for many duties are needed. You may inform the championship committee via e-mail email@example.com and you will be provide further information and details.
ONLINE & Contacts
www.wtsda-region20.org (download Information and Registration Forms)
Find us on Facebook events: 2011 WTSDA Region #20 Championship
Region 20 Director: Master Pat Marsch (858) 945-8921 e- firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Director: Master Larry D’Ercole (619) 429-9122 e- email@example.com
Asst. Directors: Master Leslie D’Ercole, BSBN Sig Luther, BSBN Barbara Bellini
Championship Office: Tang Soo Do Karate Institute 60 Main St. #9 Chula Vista, CA. 91911 Tel. 619/429-9122